Joey Beltran Saved By BKFC Prez During Pre-Fight Choking Incident

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Bare Knuckle FC president David Feldman came to the rescue of heavyweight Joey Beltran, arsenic helium was choking connected a pre-fight meal.

Beltran was conscionable hours distant from his matchup with Frank Tate astatine a BKFC Fight Night successful Fort Lauderdale, FL connected Thursday erstwhile a regular pre-fight meal turned into a adjacent disaster.

During a caller interrogation with TMZ Sports, Beltran revealed that his near-death began aft watching a video connected the net with a subordinate of his team.

“An old-school Fear Factor video oregon thing and I started laughing. Next happening you know, I started choking,” Beltran said. “Of each people, the brag antheral had to travel up and bust a Heimlich. Couple of pumps and I spit it retired and I was each good.

“So, contrary to fashionable people, David Feldman cares astir america fighters!”

Unfortunately for Beltran, helium would spell connected to suffer to Tate successful a 23-second knockout aboriginal that night. However, warring was apt 1 of the past things connected his caput aft Feldman saved his life.

Beltran, a erstwhile UFC and Bellator combatant made the modulation from MMA to bare-knuckle boxing successful 2018. During his clip successful the UFC and Bellator, helium competed against apical fighters specified arsenic erstwhile UFC champion Stipe Miocic and Rampage Jackson.

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Curtis Calhoun

Curtis Calhoun is an MMA Journalist based successful Seattle, Washington. After a longtime imagination of becoming a sports journalist, helium was capable to execute his goals upon graduating from Washington State University successful 2016. When he's not working; helium enjoys Biking, Hiking, Reading, and exploring passim the Pacific Northwest.